On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1983

Historical Events

  • In an effort to reduce driving deaths, a new law in UK requires drivers and front-seat passengers to wear seatbelts

Famous Birthdays

  • James Sutton, British television actor, born in Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
  • Tom Vangeneugden, Belgian swimmer, born in Overpelt, Belgium
1983 Highlights

About January 31, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius